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Fairfax Media

John Fairfax Holdings
Company nameFairfax Media Limited
Company typePublic (ASX - FXJ)
IndustryMedia
Founded1841
HeadquartersOne Darling Island Road
Pyrmont
Sydney, Australia
Key peopleGreg Hywood, CEO
Roger Corbett, Chairman
ProductsNewspapers
Radio
Magazines
Internet
Revenue  (28-Jun-2009)
Employees8,979 (30/06/2009)

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Fairfax Media Limited, is one of Australia's largest diversified media companies. The group's operations include newspapers, magazines, radios and digital media operating in Australia and New Zealand. Fairfax Media was founded by the Fairfax family as John Fairfax Holdings but they lost control of the company in December 1990. The group's Chairman is Roger Corbett and the Chief Executive Officer is Greg Hywood. As of May 2008 Fairfax Media had a market capitalisation of over $5 billion. By September 2011 this had fallen by more than 60 per cent to less than $2 billion.


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